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  Harry E. Chrisman, former Liberal author and historian, donated a large collection of his writings, photographs, and other items to Liberal Memorial Library for the purpose of research. This database searches the contents of the Chrisman Collection.  
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CallNo: N126-B1b  
Descriptive Title: Train crossing the plains   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [at bottom of negative] 82 Kodak
Misc Info: Positive image on negative paper. A train is moving through a town in the background. There is a field and dirt road on the picture. Train's engine is billowing smoke.
Subject: train
railroad tracks
train engine
smoke
town
church steeple
plains
dirt road
crops
  Related to:  P525
C19
C20
Other: Color image.    

CallNo: N144-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle viewed through a vehicle's windshield   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 3/8   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film A box drawn in red pencil is around the cattle, cutting out the vehicle's hood.
Misc Info: A small herd of longhorn cattle walk or run across the pasture or plains. A large tree in the foreground, to the right side. More trees and hills in the background. The photo was taken from the windshield of a vehicle, because the hood of the vehicle is visible in the photo. The road the vehicle is traveling on is also visible. A box drawn in red pencil is around the cattle, cutting out the vehicle's hood.
Subject: longhorn cattle
trees
hills
vehicle
dirt road
pasture
plains
Kodak
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CallNo: P275-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: Street Grader   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 9/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] Street grader 4 col. [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS
Misc Info: Photo is of an 8 horse and mule team hooked to a street grader. There are two men on the street grader, one is sitting and one is standing. There is a huge building in the background. There are buildings on both side of the huge building. These are in the background.
Subject: street grader
horses
men
building construction
dirt road
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CallNo: P525-B1b  
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Descriptive Title: Train crossing the plains   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5   Condition: good
Text: [back] Reduce to 2 1/2 x 3" ; THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK ; Please Return to HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [yellow sticky note] 60% .25 [.25 is underlined twice] Back Flap
Misc Info: A train is moving through a town in the background. There is a field and dirt road in the foreground. Train's engine is billowing smoke.
Subject: train
railroad tracks
train engine
smoke.
town
church steeple
plains
dirt road
crops
  Related to:  N126
C19
C20
Other: Photo has tape covering address stamp. Photo has ink stains from address stamp.